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" Strength, comeliness of shape, or amplest merit, That woman's love can win, or long inherit ; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, Which way soever men refer it, Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. "
Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, who Lived about the Time of Shakspeare ... - Page 292
by Charles Lamb - 1813 - 484 pages
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB

1856
...learning of a new language to understand their meaning when they speak. It is, indeed, hard to hit • " Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven though one should musing sic." It is as if a being of pure intellect should take upon him to express the emotions of our sensitive...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: With a Sketch of His Life and Final ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1857
...hard to hit • 1 Much like Or seven e thy riddle, Samson, in one day though one should musing siu" It is as if a being of pure intellect should take...natures. There would be all knowledge, but sympathetic expressions would be wanting. BEN JONSON. The Case is Altered. — The passion for wealth has worn...
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specimens of english dramatic poets, who lives about the time of shakepeare ...

charles lamb - 1857
...the>ir meaning when they speak. It is indeed hard to hit: Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Qr- seven though one should musing sit. It is as if a...intellect should take upon him to express the emotions of oui? sensitive natures. There would be all knowledge, but sympathetic expression would be wanting.]...
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Complete Poetical Works

John Milton - 1862
...or long inherit • But what it is, hard is to say, arder to hit, (Which way soever men refer it,) Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day, Or seven, though one should musing sit. If any of these or all, the Timnian bride Had not so soon preferr'd Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with illustr. by E.H. Corbould and J. Gilbert

John Milton - 1864
...or long inherit ; But what it is, hard is to say ; Harder to hit (Which way soever men refer it) — Much like thy riddle, Samson ! in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. If any of these or all, the Timnian bride Had not so soon preferred Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton with a Life of the Author: Preliminary ...

John Milton, Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 688 pages
...win or long inherit; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, Which way soever men refer it; Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. If any of these, or all, the Tinmian bride Had not so soon preferr'd Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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The British Poets, Volume 3

1866
...or long inherit ; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, Which way soever men refer it, wu Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. If any of these or all, the Timnian bride Had not so soon preferr'd Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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Works: Including His Most Intesesting Letters

Charles Lamb - 1867 - 648 pages
...learning of a new Uinguage to understand their meaning when they speak. It is indeed hard to hit: " Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven...intellect should take upon him to express the emotions of oui sensitive natures. There would be all knowledge, but sympathetic expressions would be wanting....
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Miltoni Samson agonistes, Gr. reddidit Georgius, baro Lyttelton

John Milton - 1867
...win or long inherit; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, (Which way soever men refer it) Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. If any of these, or all, the Timnian bride Had not so soon preferred Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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Samson Agonistes

John Milton - 1867 - 189 pages
...win or long inherit; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, (Which way soever men refer it) Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. If any of these, or all, the Timnian bride Had not so soon preferred Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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